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hpr2219 :: The Musings of a Novice Cable TV Cord Cutter

My adventures with dealing with my local cable TV provider and my hardware selections.

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Hosted by Reg A on 2017-02-02 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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I've included various websites of the items I discussed in the podcast.

One thing I didn't mention in my podcast is that to use Roku streaming applications you go to the Roku store via your Roku device or via a computer browser and set up a Roku account. Once you have an account you have downloading access to the apps. Most of these apps are free but most premium service require a monthly fee which can be paid through Roku or the streaming service.

Roku Channel Store: https://channelstore.roku.com/browse

For apps not in the official Roku Channel Store there is an unofficial Roku Private Channels store. These are applications for Roku devices similar to the Kodi/XBMC plug-ins:

http://mkvxstream.blogspot.com/2016/08/roku-private-channels-roku-channels.html


I AM NOT CONDONING PIRACY OR BREAKING OF DMCA LAWS!!!

DMCA Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Millennium_Copyright_Act


I found a couple of apps in the Roku Private Channels store that can provide me access to ESPN if I wish to use them.

I don't condone piracy so use at your own risk:

http://mkvxstream.blogspot.com/2016/08/roku-private-channels-roku-channels.html


General Roku information:

  1. Roku Wikipedia Info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roku
  2. TCL Roku TVs: http://www.tclusa.com/roku/
  3. Roku TVs Sold by Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/search/ref=a9_asi_1?rh=i%3Aelectronics%2Cn%3A172282%2Ck%3Aroku+tv&keywords=roku+tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1485043393
  4. Roku Boxes: https://www.roku.com/roku-tv
  5. Amplified TV Antennas Review: http://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-tv-antennas,review-2354.html
  6. Indoor Amplified TV Antennas Sold by Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_4_5/159-5067263-7652968?url=search-alias%3Delectronics&field-keywords=amplified+indoor+hdtv+antenna&sprefix=ampli%2Cundefined%2C148&crid=14O1SJA572XSH
  7. Cox Communications: https://www.cox.com/residential/home.html

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Comment #1 posted on 2017-03-27T15:26:07Z by Regina Trolman

Loved it!

Thanks for all the information and advice. Great content!

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